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Need to replace hammer spring on my SKS

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by Ironbar, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Ironbar

    Ironbar Tigard, OR Well-Known Member

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    A while back I had a trigger job done by a guy who's very popular on the SKS Survival forum. He did a fine job, except that he replaced the hammer spring with a lighter one resulting in light primer strikes. He sent me a replacement spring which I said I would replace myself.

    Well here it is like two years later and I still haven't done it. There used to be a video on youtube for this but now I cannot find it. Mind you, this is the HAMMER spring I need to replace, not the firing pin spring. Anyone know of a video link?? I'd like to sell my SKS but I don't want to do it until the primer strike issue is fixed.

  2. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    There are these two is this what you need

  3. bivy53

    bivy53 Longview, Wa. Active Member

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    Be warned...without the proper tools that spring can be a booger to install! I know this from the dirty words that fell out of my mouth one evening. It can be done though.:confused:
    DuneHopper and Oathkeeper1775 like this.